Chief Frankie Neeley

Chief Neeley has served in Law Enforcement in the State of South Carolina for 26 years having worked for several agencies in Lexington County.  His experience includes an assortment of positions to include, but not limited to, Corrections, Basic Patrol, Special Operations, Narcotics, White Collar and Major Crimes Investigations and Training Officer in his 26 years in Law Enforcement.  Chief Neeley’s leadership roles in Law Enforcement include Shift Corporal, Shift Sergeant, as well as being the Interim Police Chief of the Pine Ridge Police Department.

Chief Neeley is a 31-year veteran of the United States Marine Corps, Army Reserves and the South Carolina Army National Guard where he has served as an Infantry Marine,  US Army Drill Sergeant, US Army Military Police Officer and most recently in Recruiting and Retention Command with the South Carolina Army National Guard.  He is due to retire after 32 years of Military Service in 2023.

The Chief is married, has two children and a dog.


Lieutenant Robinson

Jamel  Robinson  Jr. is a proud resident of Columbia, SC by way of Harlem hospital in New York City. His teenage years were spent in a  Dutchess county suburb where he attended Roy C. Ketchum high school and Dutchess Community College in Wappingers Falls NY.

Although law enforcement has always been his passion, his drive and motivation to serve others come from his strong family ties which include his beautiful wife and two amazing children.

He began his career at Alvin S. Glenn detention center in 2013 and graduated from the academy. The next endeavor included a Lieutenant position with an armed security company at one of the leading hospitals in the Midlands. With a strong desire to work a more community based capacity, Jamel accepted the role of a Police Officer at Benedict college for a few years before coming to the Town of Pine Ridge.


School Resource Officer Jerry Farmer


Mr. Farmer was born in Roanoke, Virginia and has a twin brother (Terry) who is also in law enforcement. Mr. Farmer has a son(Dillon)  and wife (Jennifer) who he has been married to for 24 years. He graduated from Lord Botetourt High School and enlisted in the United States Army and served four years at Schofield Barracks , Hawaii in the 25th Infantry Division. Mr. Farmer lived in Martinsville, Virginia and enlisted in the Virginia National Guard in 1993 and served 3 years with the 29th Infantry Division. Mr. Farmer also joined the Henry County Sheriff's Office in 1995 thru 2014 serving as a jailor, road deputy, road supervisor, criminal investigator, Vice Investigator, School resource officer, (ICAC) Internet Crimes against Children task Force member, and Dive Master with Search and Rescue Team. Mr. Farmer attended two years at Patrick Henry College while working at the Henry County Sheriff's Office. Mr. Farmer then went to work for the Virginia Dept. of Correction and graduated the state academy in Richmond in 2016 and served three years as a correctional officer. Mr. Farmer retired from Virginia and moved to South Carolina where he has family living in Columbia, SC. Mr. Farmer joined the Richland County Sheriff's Department in 2020 and graduated the SC Academy in 2021 and worked as a school resource officer at Webber elementary. Mr. Farmer who lives in Lexington took a job with Pine Ridge police Department working as a SRO at Herbert Wood Elementary. Mr. Farmer hobbies include metal detecting, canning food, spending time with family, target shooting at the range with his son.